Global Patent Index - EP 0917343 A3

EP 0917343 A3 2000-11-15 - Correcting image errors in a shuttle scanner

Title (en)

Correcting image errors in a shuttle scanner

Title (de)

Bildfehlerkorrektur in Pendelabtaster

Title (fr)

Correction d'erreurs d'image dans un balayeur va et vient

Publication

EP 0917343 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98309290 A

Priority

KR 19970059620 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0917343A2] A method of correcting image errors in the output from a shuttle scanner is described. A predetermined pattern that comprises a plurality of lines is printed on a record sheet by a print head that remains stationary whilst the record paper is moved in a direction perpendicular to the scanning direction. The record sheet is scanned and the scanned data stored then compared with pre-set reference data to determine any image errors. A document is scanned and the scanned document data is corrected by an amount derived from a table of corrections in accordance with the said image error. For each line of scanned document data in the direction perpendicular to the scanning direction, the number of errors is determined and the data is corrected by offsetting the pixels of scanned data in that direction. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H04N 1/047

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06K 9/32 (2006.01); G06K 5/00 (2006.01); G06K 7/10 (2006.01); H04N 1/024 (2006.01); H04N 1/047 (2006.01); H04N 1/387 (2006.01); H04N 1/12 (2006.01); H04N 1/191 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04N 1/128 (2013.01); H04N 1/0473 (2013.01); H04N 1/12 (2013.01); H04N 1/1911 (2013.01); H04N 2201/04703 (2013.01); H04N 2201/04787 (2013.01)

Combination set (CPC)

  1. H04N 2201/04703 + H04N 2201/04717 + H04N 2201/04734
  2. H04N 2201/04787 + H04N 2201/04793 + H04N 2201/02439 + H04N 2201/04794

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0917343 A2 19990519; EP 0917343 A3 20001115; EP 0917343 B1 20030820; DE 69817300 D1 20030925; DE 69817300 T2 20040609; JP 3031618 B2 20000410; JP H11225268 A 19990817; KR 100260931 B1 20000701; US 6295386 B1 20010925

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